Josh Goldblum

Founder & CEO

Josh is the founder and CEO of Bluecadet, an experience design agency that works with cultural institutions, universities, and mission-driven organizations.

With offices in both Philadelphia and New York, Josh built Bluecadet’s interdisciplinary team to unite revolutionary innovations with a sense of human craftsmanship. He has overseen the design and development of interactive experiences and planning strategies for clients such as MoMA, The Smithsonian Institution, Doctors Without Borders, National Geographic, and the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation.

As a pioneer in the technological transformation of the cultural sector, Josh is a frequent speaker at industry conferences and symposia, has appeared on CNN, CBS News, and NPR, and has been featured in publications including The New Yorker, USA Today, HOW magazine, Communication Arts, and People magazine. His work has been widely recognized with top awards including an Emmy from the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences, as well as honors from the American Alliance of Museums, the International Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences, The American Institute of Graphic Arts, and South by Southwest.

Josh holds a B.A. from Tufts University and studied at the School of the Museum of Fine Arts. He lives with his wife and two children in Philadelphia, where he is an active member of the design and technology community.

Talks & Writings

  • April 28, 2015

    AAM Annual Meeting and Museum Expo

    Demanding More from Interactive Media

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  • April 17, 2015

    Philly Tech Week

    TechniCulture

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  • October 14, 2014

    muraLab: Live

    Art Ignites Change

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  • February 2014 – Present

    Host & Organizer, CreativeMornings Philadelphia

    Host and lead organizer for the Philadelphia chapter of the international lecture series. CreativeMornings PHL provides monthly, free breakfast lectures for the Philadelphia creative community.

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  • August 21, 2014

    SEGD Exhibition & Experience Design Workshop

    Immersive Interfaces: Curating, Managing, and Integrating Interactive Media

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  • April 17, 2013

    Museums and the Web

    Enhancing Art Museum Exhibitions through Integrated Online and On-site Experiences

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  • May 21, 2013

    American Alliance of Museums

    Learning Together: Developing Multi-User Interactives 

  • October 30, 2012

    HOW Interactive Design Conference ]

    Wireframing for Fun and Profit

  • May 2, 2012

    American Alliance of Museums

    Creating Multimedia Technology in an Ever-Changing Museum Environment 

  • May 8, 2012

    AIGA Philadelphia

    From Flash to HTML5